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Refs Let 49ers Put As Many Men On Field As They Want

SEATTLE—Sighing into the microphone as he stood at the 50-yard line of Centurylink Field, NFL referee Gene Steratore ruled during Sunday’s game that the San Francisco 49ers could put as many men on the field as they want.

Stunned Adam Schefter Receives Ominous Tip From Future Self

BRISTOL, CT—Slowly returning to his desk shaken and confused, sources reported Wednesday that ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter was stunned to receive an ominous tip from his future self while walking through one of his office building’s hallways.

‘FanSided’ Ranks All 128 NFL Teams

NEW YORK—As part of its comprehensive professional football coverage in anticipation of the upcoming season, sports news site ‘FanSided’ published an article Tuesday ranking all 128 NFL teams.
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College Coach Accused Of Receiving Payment

INDIANAPOLIS—Scandal rocked the college football community Monday as allegations surfaced that the head coach of a major Division I program may have accepted monetary compensation for his involvement with the team. “We are currently investigating claims that a college coach received semi-monthly payments totaling in excess of $1 million from his school’s athletic department last year,” the NCAA said in a statement, noting that the coach was also alleged to have accepted performance-based bonuses including housing, health care, a free parking spot, and other impermissible benefits. “Such actions run directly against the NCAA’s principle of amateurism and—if the charges prove true—will be met with swift punishment ranging from fines to forfeiture of wins and a two-year postseason ban.” NCAA officials confirmed that the school’s athletic director is also under investigation.

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